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Seeking Alpha analysis of Monster Worldwide: Buy

Seeking Alpha analysis of Monster Worldwide: Buy

Seeking Alpha has published a 2,000-word analysis of Monster Worldwide to help investors deciding whether the recruitment classified leader is a good buy or not. Analyst Jeremy Raper describes Monster as being perceived as “an obsolescing, impaired business by a pessimistic street community fixated on the mistakes of the past. [But] in reality, the company’s horrid legacy strategy (growth by acqui


Job boards, Big Data: Should they? Or … ?

Job boards, Big Data: Should they? Or … ?

Why aren’t job boards embracing Big Data? Jeff Dickey-Chasins, the “job board doctor,” says it’s because customers (i.e. recruiters / their companies) aren’t demanding it, and there aren’t enough vendors to make it ubiquitous. In a blog post on his site, “Should job boards ignore Big Data?,” Dickey-Chasins says they need to jump in. CareerBuilder’s digging into data with its Broadbean product. An


Monster Q2 revenue beats expectations

Monster Q2 revenue beats expectations

Monster Worldwide reported Q2 revenue of $180 million, beating slightly analysts’ expectations but losing 7.2 percent on a year-over-year basis.

The company reported 10 cents earning per share, beating estimates by 2 cents. It was enough to lift shares to a 52-week high of $6.97 (NYSE:MMW) and raising the company’s market cap to $621.53 million.

“Our quarterly results exceeded o


Surprise of the day: Monster double the size of Indeed

Surprise of the day: Monster double the size of Indeed

Jobs site Monster is double the size of job search engine Indeed on the measure that matters, namely revenue. In the absence of reliable financial performance numbers, we often look at the next-best measures for size and success, such as audience, page views and ad listings numbers. On these measures Indeed has been outperforming Monster since roughly 2010, according to Indeed’s own public stat


Monster, News sell off majority in Australia’s CareerOne

Monster, News sell off majority in Australia’s CareerOne

Australia-based job-training firm Acquire Learning & Careers Pty Ltd has bought controlling interest of CareerOne, the recruitment portal that had been jointly owned by Monster Worldwide and News Digital Media Pty Ltd, part of News Corporation. Acquire reportedly paid just over $20 million AUD (about $15.85 million USD) to Monster and News, to give the new owner 80 percent ownership in Care


Monster exec goes to Vonage as CMO

Monster exec goes to Vonage as CMO

Ted Gilvar, Monster Worldwide's EVP and chief marketing officer for global, is joining VoIP provider Vonage as CMO. Gilvar will make the change later this month, Fierce Telecom newsletter reported. Gilmar will oversee all of Vonage's marketing strategy across bu



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